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Travel Credit Cards - Reviews

We’ve reviewed a variety of hotel, airline and general rewards cards to determine which cards offer the most worth. Our ratings consider not only the monetary value rewards and sign-up bonuses, but also the ease of the redemption and the total value of each card’s features. Our goal is to help you find a well-rounded card that offers large earnings and lets you redeem those earnings for travel rewards and perks that are truly valuable.  Check out the offers below from our partners.

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Delta SkyMiles® Reserve American Express Card review

Delta SkyMiles® Reserve American Express Card

3.9 rating

While its list of luxury perks is relatively short, the Delta SkyMiles Reserve American Express Card should offer great value to frequent travelers thanks to its impressive rewards rate on Delta flights and generous annual bonus, which should go a long way toward offsetting the card’s high annual fee.

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Alaska Airlines Visa Signature® credit card review

Alaska Airlines Visa Signature® credit card

3.8 rating

A good deal for budget-conscious West Coast residents who frequently fly Alaska Air, the Alaska Airlines Visa Signature card pairs a generous sign-up bonus and valuable rewards program with one of the lowest APRs available on a travel card.

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Frontier Airlines World Mastercard review

Frontier Airlines World Mastercard

3.8 rating

Despite its high APR and moderately priced annual fee, this budget airline card offers a tremendous amount of value for domestic travelers – especially if cardholders spend enough each year to qualify for the card’s $100 airline voucher.

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AeroMexico Visa Signature card review

AeroMexico Visa Signature card

3.8 rating

A great card for large families, the AeroMexico Visa Signature card pairs a budget-friendly rewards program with family-friendly perks, including a $99 companion ticket and a free fourth ticket when you buy three tickets on the same flight.

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Best Western Rewards Premium Mastercard review

Best Western Rewards Premium Mastercard

3.8 rating

This premium hotel card offers a generous rewards rate on Best Western purchases and a tiered sign-up bonus that amply rewards moderate to heavy spenders; however, cardholders need to travel often to make up for the card’s $59 annual fee.

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Southwest Rapid Rewards® Plus Credit Card review

Southwest Rapid Rewards® Plus Credit Card

3.8 rating

The Southwest Rapid Rewards Plus card is a great card for both Southwest Airlines fanatics and the more casual rewards card user, due to its generous annual bonus and many options for domestic travel.

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United℠ Explorer Card review

United℠ Explorer Card

3.7 rating

Thanks to its solid sign-up bonus, the United Explorer Card makes it easy to earn a free flight quickly; but you’ll have to fly United often to make up for the card’s $95 annual fee (waived for the first year).

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